NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,780 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Having to do with the time before menopause. Menopause ("change of life") is the time of life when a woman's menstrual periods stop permanently.